Traces Session 1C

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Event : Traces Session 1C
Start Date : 2016-04-05
End Date : 2016-04-08
Organized at : , Alicante, Spain-
Description :

This event will be the first training session organised under the project “TRADE CONTROL AND EXPERT SYSTEM (TRACES)”, Course 1: TRACES use at import of live animals and products of animal origin, in the framework of the Better Training for Safer Food initiative. It will welcome 31 participants from the EU Member States, Candidate Countries, EEA countries and selected non-EU Countries.


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Training center & Accommodation:

The session will be held in Alicante (Spain). Accommodation will be provided for participants at the AC Hotel Alicante by Marriott.

On the morning of days 1, 2 and 3, the participants will attend the tutors’ presentations and working sessions in the facilities of the AC Hotel Alicante by Marriott where lunches, dinners and coffee breaks will be served.

The practical sessions on computers will take place at the premises of the “IG FORMACION” on days 1 and 2 from 14h00 to 18h00.

The demonstration of the use of TRACES will be carried out at the at the inspection post of Alicante Port on Day 3.

Training sessions will be performed in English with interpretation in French.


The objective of the present project is to provide training on the use of TRACES. It aims at ensuring communication and dissemination of best practices for TRACES use, improving the knowledge on this system and ensuring consistent and high implementation standards for all EU Member States and other invited countries

Deadline for registration:11/03/2016
Selection procedure:

The training is open to participants whose application was received from the BTSF National Contact Points of their country - through the selection process described hereunder.

The profiles of the applicants should respect the following criteria:

  • Be officers of the National Competent Authority, relevant Government Ministries, Inspection services involved in the use of the TRACES application at BIP level for Course 1;
  • Be involved in the drafting or adaptation of policies and Regulations in line with Regulation (EC) 882/2004, and related to the use of TRACES.
  • Be preferably in a position to disseminate the knowledge acquired during the workshop within the national competent authority and/or to private sector operators;
  • Be proficient in the language of the training (English/French)

Please note that Course 1 is designed for officers with an intermediate/advanced level on TRACES.

Information to participants:1456937740_Information to Participants_TRACES_Session_1C.pdf
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